Yoonshin Park is working with sculptural papers, artist books, and installation. Her main media concentration is pulp, paper and artist books. Her interest in comprehensive process of paper making and book binding caters her work to encompass various elements woven into complete objects. She received her M.A. and M.F.A. in Interdisciplinary Book and Paper Arts from Columbia College Chicago. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. She was born in Seoul, Korea and currently resides in Chicago, IL.
Yoonshin Park • Superstition in number 4, 2017
Like the number 13 in the U.S, the number 4 is often regarded as an “unlucky” number in Korea. The pronunciation of the number 4 (“sah”) sounds exactly like the Chinese character “” meaning death. Inside some buildings in Korea, the fourth floor is often marked “F” instead of 4 in the elevator.
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